By Carl Hanson
February 16, 2017

Enjoy satisfying, healthy meals even on your busiest days. These soup recipes do it all. They're low calorie, top rated, and easy to make. In the morning, toss a few ingredients in the slow cooker, and then return home to satisfying soup!

Best slow cooker recipes less than 300 calories

Rave Review: "Come home at the end of the day to a richly spiced broth filled with lentils, ham and veggies. Pair it up with cornmeal muffins, and you have a great meal!" -- queendiva1

Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup
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Rave Review: "This tortilla soup tastes better than anything you can get at a restaurant. And it's healthy too! Don't let the long list of ingredients fool you. All you do is dump everything into the slow cooker and walk away." -- Elena

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
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3. German Lentil Soup | 221 Calories

Rave Review: "This is a really good lentil soup recipe I created based on the favorite German Lentil Soup which has been served for years at Karl Ratzsch's in Milwaukee. Serves a small crowd, tastes great the next day, and freezes well." -- CLAIRELLEN

German Lentil Soup
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4. Cabbage Beef Soup | 211 Calories

Rave Review: "Very yummy soup that has always been a hit! Main ingredients include ground beef, cabbage, tomato sauce, kidney beans and onion. I promise you won't regret making it!" -- NANCYSCOTT1

Cabbage Beef Soup
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Rave Review: "This soup can be served as is or run through the blender for a creamy version. You can adjust the spice to cool it down." -- TOOBUSY2

Spicy Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup
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6. Ham Bone Soup | 266 Calories

Rave Review: "This is one of the easiest soup recipes I have ever tried. The family loved it and I now have another wintry night soup. Very hearty and tasty." -- EDSGIRL67

Ham Bone Soup
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7. Pozole in a Slow Cooker | 240 Calories

Rave Review: "Easy, authentic Mexican Pozole. You can make ahead of time and freeze the pork to keep until you're ready to make dinner. Serve with chopped white onion, cilantro, shredded cabbage, lime wedges, and corn tortillas or tostadas." -- Isabel

Pozole in a Slow Cooker
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Rave Review: "Very good! You could add or take away from this easy soup. Would make again. There's nothing like coming home to a great smelling house." -- Chef Mo

Sonte's Slow Cooker Potato Soup
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Rave Review: "If you love the flavors of red beans and rice, combine the ingredients to make a filling and healthy soup!" -- Peach822

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice Soup
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Rave Review: "Great comfort food. Instead of frozen veggies, I came home from work and added canned potatoes, carrots, and corn." -- Steph W

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup
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Rave Review: "Kid-friendly and easy to throw in the slow cooker on a busy day!" -- Lucinda

Busy Day Slow Cooker Taco Soup
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Check out our complete collection of Slow Cooker Soup Recipes.